Bernt Isak Wærstad (1984) is a musician, sound and multi-media artist, programmer and instrument designer holding a MA in Music Technology from Norwegian University for Science and Technology (NTNU).
Musically he is working within a wide variety of genres such as electro-acoustic free-improvisation, noise-rock, electronic pop and afro pop. As a performer his musical language is constantly evolving in synergy with his mutable electronic instruments. His artistic activity also expands into the world of performance arts, theatre and sound installations, where he has been working as a sound designer, instrument builder, composer, programmer and performing sound engineer.
Technology and art resides at the core of Wærstads artistic career; his work always a meticulous search for the equilibrium between the two. Wærstad is also a lecturer in live electronics and instrument design at the Norwegian Academy of Music (NMH), Norwegian University for Science and Technology (NTNU) and University of Oslo and was awarded a government working grant for younger artists in 2018.